Science Schools in Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax has a population of 21,498 and is located in Fairfax county.

Science schools in Fairfax charged students an average tuition of $5,840.00 if they were Virginia residents, and $21,824.00 if they were non-residents, during the 2009 - 2010 school year.

The average cost of books and supplies for science schools in Fairfax is $900.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at science schools in Fairfax was $7,650.00. The average cost for students living at home was $3,100.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There is one science college in Fairfax for students to choose from. Science programs in Fairfax reportedly graduated 85 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Science Schools in Fairfax

George Mason University

4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA, 22030

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Astronomy
  • PhD in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
  • Bachelors in Chemistry
  • Masters in Chemistry
  • Bachelors in Geology / Earth Science
  • Masters in Geology / Earth Science
  • PhD in Geology / Earth Science
  • PhD in Physical Sciences
  • Bachelors in Physical Sciences
  • Bachelors in General Physics
  • Masters in Physics


  • Tuition (in-state): $5,840.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $21,824.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $7,650.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $11,680.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,314
  • Average aid received per student: $6,598.00

Science Salary in Fairfax

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Animal Scientists$89,280.0050
Food Scientists and Technologists$90,740.0090
Soil and Plant Scientists$89,990.00300
Biochemists and Biophysicists$96,360.00140
Conservation Scientists$73,210.00510
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists$100,490.00880
Life Scientists, All Other$94,230.00300
Astronomers$128,660.00Not available
Atmospheric and Space Scientists$104,020.00340
Materials Scientists$93,010.00100
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health$100,210.003,440
Political Scientists$115,030.002,670

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